2016 Montana Average Federal Income Taxes Paid

The average taxpayer in Montana paid $9,964 in federal income taxes in 2016. That's $4,086 less than the national average. See where that money went.

Montana
Health $2,900.35
* Includes $1,230.80 for Medicaid
* Includes $1,136.44 for Medicare
* Includes $48.35 for Children's Health Insurance Program
Military $2,333.05
* Includes $495.28 for Military Personnel
* Includes $120.71 for Lockheed Martin
* Includes $64.39 for Nuclear Weapons
Interest on Debt $1,318.01
Unemployment and Labor $746.16
* Includes $54.94 for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Includes $21.94 for Job Training and Employment Programs
Veterans Benefits $593.24
* Includes $268.94 for Payments for disability, death, etc.
* Includes $232.53 for Veterans Health Administration
Food and Agriculture $447.24
* Includes $261.03 for SNAP (food stamps)
* Includes $31.13 for Federal Crop Insurance
Government $420.14
* Includes $44.49 for Border Protection
* Includes $23.35 for Federal Prison System
* Includes $18.37 for Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Transportation $319.86
* Includes $16.56 for Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
* Includes $7.07 for Federal Aviation Administration
Education $282.03
* Includes $98.62 for Pell Grants, Work Study, and other Student Aid
* Includes $77.26 for Elementary and Secondary Education
* Includes $0.51 for National Endowment for the Arts
Housing and Community $207.14
* Includes $36.82 for Head Start and Related
* Includes $7.58 for Homeless Assistance Grants
Energy and Environment $159.06
* Includes $26.57 for Environmental Protection Agency
* Includes $7.12 for Energy efficiency and renewable energy
International Affairs $134.47
* Includes $100.78 for Department of State
* Includes $20.10 for USAID (foreign aid)
Science $103.24
* Includes $62.29 for NASA
* Includes $22.97 for National Science Foundation

TOTAL $9,964
US AVERAGE $14,051

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Numbers may not add up due to rounding
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